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Allergies affect about
one out of every five Americans.

Allergy symptoms differ depending on the type of allergy and typically involve the airways, sinuses, nasal passages and skin. Learning to recognize the signs and symptoms can ensure you are seeking the right treatment.
Below are the 3 most common types of allergies and their symptoms.

Seasonal Allergies

Often the result of exposure to molds or pollen from various flowering plants, grasses and trees, these allergies may only affect you during specific seasons. Common symptoms include:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy eyes and throat
  • Postnasal drip


Skin Allergies

This type of allergy is usually caused by exposure to poisonous plants, certain medications, beauty products, latex and perfumes. Symptoms typically include:

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Itchiness
  • Hives
  • Rash


Food Allergies

Any food can trigger a reaction, but the majority of food allergies occur in response to peanuts, shellfish, milk, eggs, tree nuts, fish, wheat and soy. Symptoms include:

  • Hives
  • Stomach cramps
  • Vomiting
  • Wheezing

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